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What’s the KEYBOARD SHORTCUT for Delete?! Look in a contextual menu, fool!

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I recall the 8088 machine I learned on...

I was shown how to change directories and the dir command to list the contents thereof.

It was one of the great moments when I hit upon dir /w to make the output more readable on the green on black screen...

I make an analogy to driving cars in my mind, the "old guy" who taught me to drive made the point that steering an automatic transmission car wasn't real driving, one needed to change the gears manually for best control on different surfaces and angles of grade.

Mice are nice, but until you use the command line, play under the hood, you really don't understand what the machine can do or what it *is* doing...

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